The soft yellow walls in Peter Franchot’s office are bare, just a scattering of nails and hooks that once hung dozens of pictures and certificates and plaques. Now they’re all packed up, filling four cardboard boxes stacked near the door — a visual sign in the change in Annapolis leadership and Franchot’s long career. Franchot, who as comptroller is the state’s chief tax collector, is closing out a decadeslong career in public service that started with a stint in the Army and on Capitol Hill, then progressed to the Maryland General Assembly and his last stop as comptroller.
Comptroller Peter Franchot ends decadeslong career in public service
January 12, 2023